|Bid||942.60 x 593300|
|Ask||943.60 x 208500|
|Day's range||942.60 - 964.80|
|52-week range||791.00 - 1,323.50|
|Beta (3Y monthly)||1.16|
|PE ratio (TTM)||11.19|
|Forward dividend & yield||0.60 (6.27%)|
|1y target est||N/A|
WPP (NYSE: WPP) has been awarded VodafoneZiggo’s strategic marketing and communications brief, following a competitive pitch process. The newly established bespoke multi-disciplinary team, WPP Go One, will work together with VodafoneZiggo and act as the core leadership team for the company’s operations in the Netherlands as it continues to put customer experience at the centre of its marketing and communications activity. This creative, strategic partnership will be partly based onsite at the client and at Amsteldok, WPP’s recently opened campus in Amsterdam, which brings 15 agencies under one roof, giving clients easier access to the breadth and depth of WPP’s talent and expertise.
WPP (NYSE:WPP) today marked the opening of its new Amsterdam campus as it continued the roll-out of its global co-location strategy. VBAT, an international WPP design studio based in Amsterdam, worked with the agencies housed in Amsteldok to name the campus and develop the co-location’s new branding. Amsteldok, which was Europe’s largest office building when it was completed in 1973 by renowned architect Huig Aart Maaskant, will be home to 15 WPP agency brands that previously operated from 11 different locations.
WPP (NYSE:WPP) today announces the appointment of Cindy Rose OBE to its Board as a non-executive director. Rose became Microsoft UK CEO in 2016, with responsibility for all of Microsoft’s product, service and support offerings across the United Kingdom, continuing the company’s transformation into the leading productivity and platform company for the mobile-first, cloud-first era. Prior to joining Microsoft, Rose was Managing Director of the UK Consumer division at Vodafone where she led the expansion of its retail store estate from 350 to over 500 stores.
WPP (NYSE:WPP) today announced the appointment of Jacqui Canney as Global Chief People Officer, effective June 1, 2019. In this role, Canney will be responsible for WPP’s global talent organisation, making WPP the destination for the industry’s top talent and leading all aspects of people strategy, rewards, talent management, recruiting, and leadership development and learning. Reporting to WPP CEO Mark Read, she will create an integrated talent team that will work with leaders throughout the company to help build a new culture that empowers people to do their best work.
WPP (NYSE: WPP) and Waze today announces a new collaboration making it simpler for retail brands to run campaigns on Waze, the global social navigation app owned by Google, which has over 100 million monthly active drivers. WPP will work with Waze to make it easier for WPP’s clients to advertise on Google and directly reach and target drivers via the in-car platform, driving store footfall and product sales. The platform also gives insight into how, when and where people are engaging with brands during their drive, providing further value to clients.
The strategy reflects a new vision for WPP as a leader in creativity and technology. It incorporates a simpler, improved offer designed to capture the opportunities of a changing marketplace, and a streamlined structure built around the needs of clients. It also includes additional investments in creativity, technology and talent to enhance WPP’s proposition to clients and drive top-line growth.
Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K) has promoted Simon Whitehead, currently Managing Director of H+K UK’s Energy + Industrials team to UK Chief Executive Officer. Effective immediately, he takes over the role from Richard Millar who has been promoted to Global President, along with Lars Erik Grønntun. Whitehead joined H+K in 2011 and has transformed H+K’s Energy + Industrials team into the largest of H+K UK’s eight industry sectors with a 35-person dedicated team and clients including Shell, Hitachi, ICMM, OGCI and E.ON.
WPP (NYSE:WPP) today announced that Wunderman and J. Walter Thompson will unite to form Wunderman Thompson, a creative, data and technology agency built to inspire growth for its clients. The new organization will be distinctively positioned as a provider of end-to-end solutions – through creative, data, commerce, consulting and technology services – at a global scale. Wunderman and J. Walter Thompson share many core clients, who will now have simpler access to the expertise of both agencies.
NEW YORK & LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- WPP (NYSE:WPP) today reported its Third Quarter Trading Update 2018. Mark Read, Chief Executive Officer, WPP, stated: “Turning around WPP requires decisive action and ...
WPP (NYSE: WPP) today announced the creation of a new agency, VMLY&R, uniting two leading brands to deliver a contemporary, fully integrated digital and creative offering to clients on a global scale. VMLY&R’s proposition will combine brand experience and brand advertising, drawing on the complementary expertise of VML and Y&R to create connected brands that drive value for clients. The new agency will be led by Global Chief Executive Officer Jon Cook, who is currently Global CEO of VML.
WPP (NYSE: WPP) today announces the appointment of Mark Read as Chief Executive Officer and his appointment to the Board of WPP as an Executive Director with immediate effect. Roberto Quarta, Chairman of WPP, said: “The Board carried out a rigorous selection process, assessing internal and external candidates. “Recognised for his leadership throughout the industry, he has an intimate understanding of the business, he enjoys very strong internal support, and he has earned the respect and endorsement of our clients with his constant focus on their needs.
Partnership delivers a new integrated ‘insight to activation’ platform to achieve the vision of real-time brand and campaign management. Kantar and Alibaba Group announced today, during Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, the launch of their new partnership to redefine brand building in China by co-creating an integrated ‘insight to activation’ platform that will help CMOs to develop, measure and optimise their marketing activities at ‘China Speed.’ Together, they will help brands realise the vision of ‘real time’ brand and campaign management. Today, marketers of Chinese and global brands alike see their marketing strategies outpaced by the scale, scope and speed of China’s consumer market and media transformation.